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10 Most Read MSSP and Managed Security News Stories: Week Ended 15 April 2022

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This week’s most read managed security services provider (MSSP) news stories involved:

10. NIST Patch Management Guides: Two patch management guides from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) may help MSPs & MSSPs to improve vulnerability management.

9. Optiv Launches Privileged Access Management (PAM) as a Service: The new offering is powered by CyberArk Privilege Cloud.

8. Top 40 MDR Security Companies: Here's a look at the overall managed detection and response (MDR) security market, and the associated MSSP partner strategies.

7. CrowdStrike Venture Fund Embraces MSP, MSSP Focused Security Startups: CrowdStrike Falcon Fund nurtures MSP & MSSP solutions for SaaS security; threat intelligence; SOAR (security orchestration, automation & response); patch management automation & more.

6. Vista Equity Invests In MDR Security Provider Critical Start: Here's why private equity firms and venture capital companies have growing interest in the MDR (managed detection and response) security market.

5. M&A List - Identity and Access Management (IAM) Acquisitions: Here are the top buyers, sellers and investors in the IAM security market.

4. Top 250 MSSPs: Our annual look at the world’s top managed security services providers.

3. Thoma Bravo Acquires Identity Security Company SailPointThe $6.9 billion deal includes a "go shop" period that may allow SailPoint to find higher bids for the identity security business.

2. Kaseya Buys DattoThe acquisition creates an MSP software giant that has growing managed security expertise.

1. KKR Acquires Barracuda Networks From Thoma Bravo: What's next for the MSP-friendly security company? We provide the clues.

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.